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Philadelphia Centennial Exposition Memorial Medalet

Object Number: 
1941.551
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Brass; cardboard; paper
Dimensions: 
box: 1 1/16 in. ( 2.7 cm ) diameter: 15/16 in. ( 2.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: box lid, in pencil: "Phila./1876"
Description: 
Brass struck medalet with obverse showing Memorial Hall with legend above: "MEMORIAL MEDAL" and date in exergue: "1776." Obverse is inscribed: "STRUCK WITHIN/THE/INTERNATIONAL/EXHIBITION/1876." Hole punched at top. Set into circular cardboard box.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Eva L. Guernsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group